On the Go Coloring

Howdy, crafty friends. Recently, I went on a vacation and was wanting to bring a few crafty supplies along to pass the time in the car. I decided to bring some of THESE coloring prints as well as THESE clean color real brush markers…. I chose THESE markers as my coloring medium because they color well on the water color card stock that the prints are printed on. After coloring one of the prints,...

Picket Fence Studios July 2019 Release

Hi there, crafty friends. The Picket Fence Studios July release is now available! I’m sharing two cards today created with some of the new products… For the first card, I started by stamping and coloring THIS cactus image. I used THIS coordinating die to cut it out. I created a pot for him to sit in out of THIS card stock and stamped a coordinating sentiment from the stamp set on the top. I...

30 Day Coloring Challenge + Simple Father’s Day Cards

Hello, crafty friends. It’s time for another 30 Day Coloring Challenge.  Yay! If you’re unfamiliar with Kathy Racoosin’s Coloring Challenge, click HERE for all the information. My son and I wanted to join in on the fun and recently did a bit of coloring together to create two cards for Father’s Day. I always find it best to keep masculine cards clean and simple and THESE coloring cards are perfect for that… First up is...

Gerbera Daisy Background

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card features THIS background…   I stamped it and colored a portion of the image with Copic Markers. I fussy cut out a section of the background and adhered it on black card stock using foam tape for added dimension. I colored in the small open areas of the design with a black Copic so it would appear to be cut out too against the black background. I white heat...

Picket Fence Studios May 2019 Release + $100 Gift Certificate GIVEAWAY + Coupon Code

Howdy, crafty friends. Today’s cards feature new products from THIS new release from Picket Fence Studios. For the first card… I stamped the oh so cute bunny image from THIS stamp set and colored it with Copic Markers. I used THIS coordinating die to cut it out. I die-cut THIS single die repeatedly to create a background and used foam adhesive to adhere it to a white note card to add some dimension. I stamped...

New Stamp Company: Crafts by theletterlingo

Hi there, crafty friends. There’s a new stamp company in town and it’s called The Letter Lingo. Michelle (the owner) reached out and asked if I would like to play with one of their new stamp sets. I happily agreed after seeing her adorable designs. I made two cards using THIS stamp set… I stamped, colored, and fussy cut THESE images and adhered them on one of THESE pockets. I stamped smaller images from...

Coloring with Ink Smooshing

Howdy, crafty friends. Today’s card is super simple thanks to THIS product… THESE prints make it so easy to whip up a card. I chose a butterfly print that didn’t have a greeting. I’m not the best at coloring so I’m always looking for different ways to add color so I did some ink smooshing with a rainbow of Distress Oxide inks. I swiped the ink pad on a piece of recycled packaging, any...

One Layer Wonder-Floral Wreath

Howdy, crafty friends. Today’s card is a one layer wonder. Well, almost. I did adhere the piece to a card base but wanted to share an idea that had minimal bulk… I stamped the medium floral image from THIS stamp set using the 4×4 stencil wreath from THIS stencil bundle set. The stencil helps align the images in a wreath shape. I colored in the flowers with Copic Makers in rainbow order and added a sentiment from...

New Picket Fence Release (March 2019) & GIVEAWAY

Hello again, crafty friends. I have two cards to share today that feature new products from Picket Fence… For the first card, I stamped THIS houndstooth background in black on a white piece of card stock. I stamped and colored THIS girl using my Copic markers and used THIS coordinating die to cut it out. I also cut out the coordinating die with THIS fun foam to adhere behind the image for extra dimension....

Nutty and Bright Stamp Set

Hi there, crafty friends. You may remember from THIS blog post, I mentioned a promotion from Simon Says Stamp… If you use code DCMBR27 with any purchase until 12/9, you will receive the adorable Nutty & Bright Stamp Set for free. Today’s card features that stamp set… I stamped the chipmunk image using THIS ink and colored him with Copic markers. I stamped him again on THIS masking paper to create a mask to...